Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

Are you aware of how much waste goes into holiday gift giving? Americans generate an extra 25 million tons of garbage from Thanksgiving through the New Year’s holiday. In addition to all the trash, our addiction to material things causes serious harm to the planet.  The gift giving ritual is a beautiful thing until we’re […]

Winter Fun at Deep Creek Lake

If you like fresh crisp air, wintertime in the mountains is a great time to reconnect with nature, family, and friends. If you need ideas to keep the crew entertained, we’ve got you covered. The Deep Creek Lake area has an abundance of outdoor and indoor activities to celebrate winter. Bring your gloves, hat, and […]

How to Repurpose, Reclaim, and Reuse Everyday Items

We can always do more to consume less. Re-using everyday items in your home can save you money, waste, and time. As more cities begin to adopt bans on plastic shopping bags and bottles, consumers are making an effort to be aware of their own ecological footprint. With a clever and innovative approach, identify things […]

How To Achieve a Sustainable Wedding Day

This is the day you’ve planned since you were a child. But as an adult you also understand your responsibility as a citizen of the earth to make this day as special as possible with minimal impact to the environment. According to reports, the average wedding of 100-120 guests is responsible for 400-600 pounds of […]

Sustainable Gift Ideas for Travelers

Do you have a perpetual traveler on your holiday gift list? Let us help you find the perfect gift that is both travel smart and eco-friendly. Sustainable travelers know the importance of mutual respect and the impact their presence makes on the environment, society, and economy of the places they go. They also know ways […]

Ecotourism Ideas for Your Honeymoon

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The honeymoon is just as important as the wedding day. Once the big day is over you can take a deep breath and enjoy your first vacation as a married couple. When you travel, you can lessen your footprint with simple eco-friendly tourism practices. Thoughtful travel helps one appreciate and savor the opportunity to embrace […]

10 Ways to Reduce Waste in Your Home

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How much trash do you accumulate in a day? Surprisingly, Americans individually produce over four pounds of trash per day. If that seems like a lot, it is. Now, multiply that by the American population and that’s about 728,000 tons of household waste heading to landfills every day. Mind boggling, isn’t it? According to data […]

5 Ways To Go Green With Your Pet

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A pet can certainly be the best and worst roommate you’ll ever have. On one hand, a pet is there to greet you at the door and never judges your actions. On the other hand, they require care, devotion, and money. With a green approach to pet ownership, you can save money, protect the environment, […]

5 Ways to Plan an Eco-friendly Wedding

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Your wedding day is an important day for so many reasons. It’s a chance to show your love for your partner and demonstrate your commitment to each other in front of friends, family, and loved-ones. The planning process can be hectic, so take a deep breath, slow down, and be mindful of what this day will mean […]